Macy’s, Martha Settle Dispute Over Penney’s

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Eddie Borgo's new Web site.

Fashion Scoops

Eddie Borgo Revamps Web Site

Launching today, the redesign will boast an easier to navigate e-commerce functionality, exclusive pieces and colorways, and a bigger range of product.

clock December 18, 2013Kristi Garced

Fashion Scoops

Rome’s Financial Guard Uncovers Counterfeit Shoes

The warehouse contained 57,000 pairs of fake Nike, Adidas and Hogan shoes worth about 1.4 million euros.

clock December 31, 2013Cynthia Martens

Fashion Scoops

Former Louis Vuitton CEO Among French Honors Recipients

Yves Carcelle was named Officer of the Legion of Honor in the New Year’s Day list.

clock January 2, 2014Joelle Diderich


Macy’s Settles With Martha Stewart

The retailer’s legal battle with J.C. Penney continues.

clock January 2, 2014Evan Clark

Elie Saab's women's fragrance L'Eau Couture.


Elie Saab to Launch L’Eau Couture Scent

The new fragrance takes inspiration not only from the brand’s ready-to-wear — specifically its spring collection — but also from the notion of springtime.

clock January 2, 2014Jennifer Weil

The Skinfix product line.


Skinfix Plans Expansion in U.S. Market

The natural brand arrived in the U.S. last month at C.O. Bigelow and is pressing forward, with additional American distribution expected next year.

clock January 2, 2014Rachel Brown

Nemir Kirdar

Business Features

Investcorp’s Nemir Kirdar Looks to the Future

The Iraqi-born executive is busy plotting the next 30 years for his firm — including his vision to see it turn into the Gulf region’s premier investment bank.

clock January 2, 2014Joelle Diderich

Inside Thika Road Mall.

Real Estate

Kempinski Galleria Aims to Boost Nairobi’s Luxe Factor

To foreigners, the annex may look modest, but in Kenya’s capital city it is a real plunge into unknown.

clock January 3, 2014Andre Vltchek

An ad from the Estée Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick campaign, featuring Carolyn Murphy, photographed by Mario Sorrenti.

Color Cosmetics

Estée Lauder Introducing New Lip Color Line

The beauty brand is amping up its luxe factor with the launch of Pure Color Envy, a new 20-color lipstick lineup, which will bow globally in March.

clock January 3, 2014Julie Naughton

A Rite Aid store in Manhattan.


Critical Mass: Beauty’s Holiday Rush

Mass-market retailers banked on a last-minute surge and post-Christmas traffic to nudge holiday sales above last year.

clock January 2, 2014Faye Brookman

Yes to Carrots Fragrance Free Collection


Yes to Carrots’ Sensitive Side

Launching this week, the new range, Yes to Carrots Fragrance Free, is meant to address the needs of consumers with sensitive skin.

clock January 2, 2014Belisa Silva


Skin Care

Stemology Makes Its U.S. Debut

The new natural skin care line is the only antiaging brand harnessing both plant and adult stem-cell advancements.

clock January 2, 2014Rachel Brown

Previse EE MarineGranules.

Skin Care

Alphabet Cream Craze Moves to EE

Previse Skincare EE MarineGranules is a botanical-based marine mousse, which can be added to a traditional cleanser for “extra exfoliating” results.

clock January 2, 2014Belisa Silva

Steve Hockett

Human Resources

Great Clips Names New President and COO

Effective Jan. 1, former Great Clips chief operating officer Steve Hockett was named president of the 30-plus-year-old franchise and salon brand.

clock January 2, 2014Jayme Cyk


Hussein Chalayan to Design Vionnet Demi-Couture Line

The first collection conceived by the Cyprus-born designer will be unveiled on Jan. 21 during couture week in Paris.

clock January 3, 2014Alessandra Turra

An Urban Outfitters store.


2014 Upside Seen for Urban Outfitters, American Eagle

Jefferies analyst Randal Konik upgrades shares of both firms while downgrading youth merchants Abercrombie & Fitch and Aéropostale.

clock January 3, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Scoops

Carlo Brandelli to Return to Kilgour

The designer, who quit as creative director of the Savile Row tailor in 2009, will return with a spring collection that will make its debut in February.

clock January 3, 2014Nina Jones

Madonna wearing Bogner on the slopes in Gstaad.

Fashion Scoops

Madonna Vacations in Gstaad, Switzerland

The singer looked every bit the ski bunny bundled up in a fur-trimmed hooded Bogner jacket.

clock January 3, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Shopbop Launches App

Available through all Apple iTunes Stores internationally, the app carries over features from the Web site.

clock January 3, 2014Jessica Iredale

The N+TC app.

Fashion Scoops

Nike Updates N+TC App

The upgrade boasts new features such as more than 100 customizable workouts.

clock January 3, 2014Kristi Garced

A sketch from the Lyle & Scott and Universal Works collaboration.

Fashion Scoops

Lyle & Scott Partners With David Keyte

The British knitwear label said that the capsule line will be made up of knitwear, polo shirts, flannel shirts and woolen accessories.

clock January 3, 2014Nina Jones

Looks from Chico's spring 2014 collection.


Chico’s Plots International Growth

A new, more sophisticated store prototype will carry the brand across international borders, the first stop being Canada, launching next fall.

clock January 3, 2014Sharon Edelson

Desigual's Sex, Fun and Love scents.


Desigual Ramps Up Beauty

The Barcelona-based retailer and wholesaler is importing its new fragrances into the U.S. with plans for an eventual full-out assault on the beauty category.

clock January 3, 2014Faye Brookman

Steve Swartz and Frank A. Bennack Jr.


Hearst’s Steven Swartz Outlines Initiatives

On the magazine front, the ceo trumpeted the group’s “ambitious upgrade” of all its Web and mobile products for its various publications.

clock January 3, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

A Chinese shopper at Printemps in Paris.

Marketing and Promotion

China’s New Tourist Prefers Going Solo

Jet-setters are ditching the tour bus and opting to go solo, carving out a challenge for retailers who want to capture this growing segment.

clock January 3, 2014WWD Staff

A look from Costume and Costume.


Costume National Launching New Line

The new brand, called Costume and Costume, will replace C’N’C Costume National, the company’s younger sister to the designer line.

clock January 3, 2014Alessandra Turra

Michalak Takeaway: Christophe Michalak's K7.


Paris’ Sugar Rush

The City of Light is seeing a boom in nouveau pastry shops.

clock January 3, 2014Laure Guilbault


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Assouline Reprint Offers Intimate Look at Azzedine Alaïa’s Process

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